Pharmacy and medicine on the air
Spanning the "Golden Age" of radio, roughly 1935 to 1960, this book provides a detailed look at radio programs in which pharmacy and pharmacists were featured, ranging from little-known shows such as County Seat and Family Doctor to the popular Great Gildersleeve, Fibber McGee and Molly, and Phil Harris/Alice Faye. Smith devotes a full chapter to the drug company sponsors of a variety of programs, and another to physicians and nurses in radio drama and comedy. All of this material, considered in the context of the history of the times, should be of interest to pharmacists, physicians, drug manufacturers, radio historians, popular culture students, and fans of old-time radio.
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The Great Gildersleeves Pharmacist
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Alka Seltzer American Druggist Anacin appear Archie aspirin Author BEGINNING FALL SEASON bottle Brinkley broadcast Bromo Bromo-Quinine Bromo-Seltzer cents City New York cold comedy commercial County Seat Craigie customers December Dennis Doc Gamble Doc Hackett Doc's doctor drugstore episode Feathers February Fibber McGee Fudd Gildersleeve Gildy H. C. Levick HACKETT Harris headache INSPECTOR January Jolly Boys Judge Hooker Kremer Kremer's Drugstore L. C. Sumberg Levick and L. C. listening March McGee and Molly medicine Milton Geiger MORRAUNT Nora Drake Norman Corwin Northbury nose drops PAULA Peavey Peavey's Pete pharmaceutical pharmacist pharmacy Phil Harris physician played prescription Publisher RADIO ADVERTISING radio drama radio programs Remley Retail Druggists Rexall Family Druggist Richard LeGrand Roediger role scripts sell soda fountain SOUND sponsor starred Stella Dallas tablets Title town Vaseline Vitamin wife Willard Waterman Willoughby writers Yeah young